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EFL Trophy Draw Made

27 July 2016

Draw made for the EFL Trophy

Oxford United have been drawn in the same group as Chelsea, Swindon Town and Exeter City in the new look EFL Trophy.

The U's will face Exeter at home, then travel to both the County Ground and Stamford Bridge in the other two group games in Southern Group C

Match Day 1 – w/c 29th August 2016                   Match Day 2 – w/c 3rd October 2016              Match Day 3 – w/c 7th November 2016 
Swindon Town v Chelsea *                                         Exeter City v Chelsea *                                 Exeter City v Swindon Town
Oxford United v Exeter City                                Swindon Town v Oxford United                Chelsea v Oxford United 

Top two teams in each group go through to the knock-out stage.

In the group stage a win is three points, one point for a draw. In the event of a draw after 90 minutes a penalty shoot-out will be held with the winning team earning an additional point.

Round Two: w/c 5th December 

(Round Two will be regionalised, all other rounds will be a free draw.)

Round Three: w/c    9th January 2017
Round Four: w/c     23rd January

Semi-final (one leg, played at club drawn first) w/c 20th February

Final (Wembley Stadium): 2nd April 2017

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